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Autumn/Winter stitching plans!

In this post, I mentioned that I was looking to make some basics that would fit in with my winter wardrobe and be suitable to wear on a daily basis. 

With this in mind I have had a look through my patterns and this is what I've got planned so far:

The Coco dress by Tilly and the Buttons.

I've got two lots of double knit fabric that I picked up at The Knitting and Stitching Show.  I'm planning on making the dress version but may also make the top!

Tilly and the Buttons

The Ultimate Shift Dress by Sew Over It.

I'm planning on making the long-sleeved version due to the season but I do love the version with the little ruffle sleeves.

Sew Over It

Simplicity 3835. 

I discovered this pattern on pinterest.  Unfortunately it's been discontinued but you can download it from This is a great site where you can download loads of different patterns so as long as you don't mind printing and sticking the patterns together, it's a winner. 

New Look 6035

I  have some black drill  that I am planning to make this skirt from.  Maybe a bit boring but I'm in need of a basic skirt!

I think that is plenty of sewing to be getting on with for now. I will let you know how I get on. Please feel free to check out my pinterest to see my inspirations for these patterns.

I have also decided that I might tackle some vintage patterns and I won this lot of 12 vintage sewing patterns for £3.70 plus postage on Ebay today. Exciting!

I'd love to hear what are your favourite patterns for this time of year or what you have got lined up to sew next! x


  1. Those vintage patterns are lovely! Thanks for the link to I'd never heard of it before off to have a look. I've just bought Christine Hayes pdf of the emery dress it's on special offer at the moment, I think a full sleeve version would be great for winter.

    1. Ooh I love the Emery dress- a long sleeved version would be great I think! Got the patterns today and there were twenty in the box not the 12 in the picture! There are definitely a few that I could see myself making. Very pleased with my purchase!

  2. Oooo nice plans
    inspiring me to look through my patterns....
    bestest daisy j.....x

    1. Thanks Daisy, I look forward to reading about what you make next! x


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